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RLymYC 2024 Youth Week

Monday 19th August - Thursday 22nd August 2024

Youth Week is back!!  A four-day programme packed to the brim with fun for all.
Whether you are an experienced sailor wishing to be out there racing in the Gold Fleet or a first timer in the Bronze Fleet learning the ropes, having fun while being supervised.

In a positive display of community spirit, the Royal Lymington Yacht Club are also thrilled to announce a partnership fpor this year's event with Walhampton School. This exciting collaboration stems from a longstanding relationship between the two institutions, forged through a shared passion for sailing and youth development. Over the years, Walhampton School has witnessed many of its students transition into active sailors, fostering a deep connection between the school and the sailing community.

Youth Week Fleets

Gold Fleet - RS Tera Pro, ILCA 4 & 6, PYS Single Hander, RS Feva, Cadet, 420, 29er, PYS Double Hander

Silver Fleet - Intermediate Optimist & RS Tera Sport

Bronze Fleet - Beginner Optimists & Zests

Scow Fleet - LR Scows


Child L: Age 10/11 (38")
Child XL: Age 12/13 (40")

Adult S: 34/36”
Adult M: 38/40”
Adult L: 42/44”
Adult XL: 46/48”

Programme of events

Sunday 18th August
14:00 Club Boat Registrations Opens
16:00 ALL Volunteers briefing in the Island Room at the club, sticky bun and coffee for all!
Monday 19th August  
09:00 Competitor briefing all fleets to the South Side of the Clubhouse.
Individual Gold, Silver, Bronze and Scow fleet briefing thereafter.
18:00 Hog Roast and Games:  Location TBC

Tuesday 20th August 
After racing paddleboard fun with swimming races with tea & cake for competitors.
Wednesday 21st August
18:00 BBQ and Disco at RLymYC

Thursday 22nd August
Approx 10:00 - Olympic Themed Fun Day
Approx 15:00 - Prize Giving

Event Messaging System

In addition to the Official Notice Board, the Organising Authority may send messages to competitors and support persons via the Event Messaging System, Telegram.
Telegram is similar to WhatsApp but has better privacy (phone numbers are not public), it does not limit groups to 150 people and allows new arrivals to see existing messages.
Please download Telegram for your Smart Phone and/or Laptop prior to the event from the links on
Then join the groups below by following the link or scanning the QR codes:
Youth Week Parents & Competitors: Messages from and to the Organising Authority and Race Committee:

Join Here

Youth Week Volunteers:

Join Here
The speed of answers may vary and may be sent via the broadcast group. Please use this facility as sparingly as possible and certainly not for chat or it will lose its effectiveness.

Online Notice Board